Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hyperbaric hope for fibromyalgia sufferers

Women who suffer from fibromyalgia benefit from a treatment regimen in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, according to researchers at Rice University and institutes in Israel.

Psychology & Psychiatry

A glove on your hand can change your mind

(PhysOrg.com) -- Unconsciously, right-handers associate good with the right side of space and bad with the left. But this association can be rapidly changed, according to a study published online March 9, 2011 in Psychological ...

Neuroscience

Even the elderly can recover from a severe traumatic brain injury

According to a study completed at the Helsinki University Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, even patients over the age of 75 may recover from severe traumatic brain injury. This is the first study to describe the results ...

Neuroscience

Can brain 'pacemaker' improve lives of head trauma patients?

(HealthDay)—Deep brain stimulation—a technique that sends targeted electrical impulses to certain areas of the brain—may help people who've had a traumatic brain injury gain more independence, a new study suggests.

Medical research

Study: Old flu drug speeds brain injury recovery

Researchers are reporting the first treatment to speed recovery from severe brain injuries caused by falls and car crashes: a cheap flu medicine whose side benefits were discovered by accident decades ago.

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